BJP seeks to promote newly-formed cells

These departments will prepare a future roadmap and submit it with the party’s state unit by June 10.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published:June 2, 2015 4:12 am

To promote its various newly-formed cells, the state BJP has instructed their representatives to constitute a state and a district committee and submit a roadmap by June 10.

Representatives of the departments – Swachh Bharat, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Namami Gange, RTI Cell, PIL Cell, Karyalaya Nirman, Karyalaya Aadhinikikaran, Aajeevan Sahyog Nidhi, Prasikshan and Central Government Scheme Implementation — on Monday met BJP’s joint general secretary (organisation), Shiv Prakash, and party’s Bengal observer, Siddharth Nath Singh.

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At the meeting, they were told to each form a state committee comprising 7 to 10 members and a district committee of 5 to 7 members.

These departments will prepare a future roadmap and submit it with the party’s state unit by June 10.

In another development, BJP’s Mahasampark Abhiyan in Bengal stands delayed. “Workshop to induct those who had expressed interest in joining BJP via SMS should have been over by May but the municipal elections delayed our plans,” said a senior BJP leader.

Pratap Banerjee, party’s state vice-president and in-charge of the Mahasampark Abhiyan, admitted of the delay.

“We have started the registration process from today and it will take another week before it (Abhiyan) can take off properly,” he said. He added that the Abhiyan needs to reach people at the block-level.

“A Pramukh in each block would have 10-12 workers under him working at the booth level. Our target is to get 4 to 5 members from each booth with at least one woman member,” he said.

Meanwhile, during the BJP’s door-to-door campaign, which is expected to begin next week, workers will persuade other members of the family from which one person has sent the membership request to join BJP.

“The membership target for Bengal is 50 lakh. We hope to achieve it by July 31, the last day of the registration,” Banerjee said.

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